Pigment Red 149

Pigment Red 149 is a pure red pigment powder with slightly bluish shade. It not only has excellent heat stability, but also has high color strength. In color of polyolefin, PR149 can be processed at 300°C. The migration resistance is also outstanding in soft PVC. It is also suitable for coloring of polypropylene and polyacrylonitrile. The light fastness is up high to 7-8 with concentration at 0.1%-3%. Also, PR149 is suitable for food contact fields, such as plastic packaging, film and fiber drawing, etc.

Product Details


Pigment Red 149 is brilliant red powder with high performance. It also has high purity, excellent light fastness, outstanding heat resistance and migration resistance. It is ne of the main type in perylene red group. Its acid and alkali resistance is also good.

Chemical information

Color Index No:Pigment Red 149

Synonyms:C.I. Pigment Red 149; 71137; 2,9-bis(3,5-dimethylphenyl)isoquino[4′,5′,6′:6,5,10]anthra[2,1,9-def]isoquinoline-1,3,8,10(2H,9H)-tetrone; Perylene tetracarboxylic acid-bis(3.5-dimethylphenyl)imide;

Molecular Structure:

Pigment Red 149 molecular

Molecular Fomula:C40H26N2O4 Molecular Weight:598.6454
CAS No:4948-15-6 EINECS No:225-590-9
Density(g/cm3):1.39 Average particle size:0.07um
Specific surface(m2/g):59 Oil Absorption(g/100g):66
Melting point:300℃ Chemical Class:Perylene Red

Chemical resistance datas

Light fastness (Full) : 7-8 Light fastness(Tinting) : 7-8
Heat stability (10min) :300 ℃ Acid : 5
Alkali : 3 Migration:4-5
Alcohol:5 Ester:5
Bleeding:5 Ketone:5



Sheetfed offset ink: – Water-based ink: –
Heat set ink: – NC ink: –
Cold set ink: – Metal decorative ink: –
Gravure ink: – UV curing ink(offset): –
Silkscreen ink: – UV curing ink(Flexo): –
Coating Water based industrial paint: – Powder Coatings: –
Solvent based industrial paint: – Automotive coatings: –
Water based decorative paint : – Wood coatings: –
Solvent based decorative paint: – Amine curing epoxy coatings: –
Coil Coating: – Textile printing: –
Plastic PE: ▲ PA: △
PP: ▲ PC: △
PVC: ▲ Pom: △
ABS: △ Rubber: ▲
PUR: ▲ Fibers: –

Packing methods

25kgs craft bag with pallets; 7-8MT in 20’FCL